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Mysia, Lampsakos, Silver Tetrobol, Janiform Heads/Athena, 4th-3rd Century BC
Thrace, Istros, AR Obol (or Quarter Drachm or Stater) Two Male Heads/Sea-Eagle & Dolphin, BC400-350
Reverse: IΣTΡIH above sea-eagle, left, on dolphin, AΠ monogram below
Grade: VF for type
£120 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)
Bythnia, Kalchedon, Silver Hemidrachm, Bull/Mill-Sail, 400-300BC
Reverse: Granulated mill-sail incuse square
Grade: AVF, slightly off flan
Ref: S 3739 var
£90 (P&P FREE to UK, other location please ask first)
Kings of Elymais, Kamnaskires III & Queen Anzaze, Seleukeia on Hedyphon, Silver Tetradracm, c82-72BC, SCARCE
Reverse: Zeus-Belos enthroned left, holding Nike, standing right and holding palm fronds, in outstretched right hand and scepter in left; MAKEΔΩN to inner, BAΣIΛEΩΣ KAMNΣKIROY KAI BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ ANZAZHΣ around, date in exergue
Grade: AEF/F corrosion to reverse, a very scarce coin.
26.5mm, 14.63g. Ref: Alram454
Note: Normally selling at £700+, due to corrosion is on special!
£450 (+P&P UK , other locations please ask first)
Attica, Athens, Classic Silver Tetradrachm, c449-413BC, Athena/Owl
Reverse: Owl standing, right, olive sprig and crescent behind with AOE all in an incuse square.
Grade: VF for type, contemporary graffiti to right of field possibly a Greek letter?
Prov: Ex British private collection
£900 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Calabria, Tarentum (Taras) Silver Drachm, Athena/Owl, 302-280BC
Reverse: Owl standing right, wings closed, club before, TAP to left and ZOP (archaic z) to right of owl
Grade: VF, toned
Ref: HN Italy 975, BMC 308
£200 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Achaia, Achaean League, Antigoneia (Mantineia) Silver Hemidrachm
Rverse: Achaian League monogram; A-N across field, monogram below; all within wreath
Grade: VF, slightly off centre
Ref: Clerk 195; BCD Peloponnesos 1491; SNG Copenhagen 281
£90 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Reverse: Head of Arethusa right, hair twisted and bound into a chgnon at nape, wearing beaded headband, earring an pearl necklace, four dolphins around, ?ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙ-O-N
Grade: Very fine
Ref: B530, SNG ANS 169var
£1,300 (Delivery FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)
Lucania, Velia, Silver Stater (Didrachm), 400-340 BC
Reverse: Lion advancing, right, flying owl above, YEΛHTΩN in exergue
Grade: Very fine, lustrous but with die fault
Ref: HN Italy 1281, Williams244
£360 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)
Reverse: Owl facing standing on thunderbolt with wings open; ΣΩ upwards to right, [ΔIO] beneath thunderbolt, [TAPANTINΩN]
Grade: Extremely fine
Ref: HN Italy 1018
£600 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)
Macedonia as a Roman Province. A Greatly Historical Coin Exhibiting Two Languages. Aesillas as Quaestor, Silver Tetradrachm, 95-70BC
Obv: Head of Alexander the Great, right, with horn of Ammon and flowing hair, MAKEΔ[ONΩN] beneath, Θ behind
Rev: Money-chest (cista or fiscus), club and chair, AESILLAS and Q above, within olive-wreath
Ref: SNG Cop 1330
Grade: VF, slight weakness to lower edge
Note: A remarkable coin produced by the Romans to appeal to the Macedonians. Both Greek and Latin are displayed, and the power of Rome is also demonstrated with the tax collectors name and tools of his trade on the reverse! This coin could be equally shown on the Roman or Alexander pages!
£370 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)
Reverse: Draped bust of Athena facing slightly left, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet and necklace.
Grade: VF despite heavy test cut.